Who Came to IMTS 2018?
IMTS 2018 Set All-Time Records!
|IMTS 2018||Previous Record||Year|
|Exhibiting Companies||2,563||2,407||IMTS 2016|
|Exhibit Space||1,424,232 sq. ft.||1,415,848 sq. ft.||IMTS 2016|
Top Five Job Functions
|Sales and Marketing||12%||14%|
The most notable increase came from visitors in Manufacturing/Production Management, which grew this year to 14 percent up from 10 percent in 2016.
By plant size, 54.6 percent of visitors came from plants with 99 or less employees, followed by 27.3 percent coming from plants with 100-499 employees and 11.5 percent of IMTS visitors came from a plant of 1,000 or more employees.
Top 10 States
- New York
Top 10 Countries
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
What’s the big takeaway?
“IMTS 2018 set records because manufacturing technology has grown exponentially since last show,” says Peter R. Eelman, Vice President – Exhibitions & Business Development at AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, which owns and produces IMTS. “The rapid growth of digital technology, automation and additive manufacturing are especially driving interest. The booming manufacturing economy means visitors have capital and are ready to invest.”